Pennco Tech offers a simple way to transfer your credits and get started with one of our programs as soon as possible. Our three-step express transfer process is as follows:
Schedule a same-day appointment with our admissions department by calling one of our campuses:
• Bristol: 215-785-0111
• Blackwood: 856-232-0310
Mention that you’re interested in transferring to Pennco Tech, and we will be happy to arrange a personal tour of our facilities to show you all that our programs have to offer and provide the information you need.
In a one-on-one conversation with a member of our education department, we will review your transcript and determine if you qualify for advanced standing and can be placed at the equivalent point of your current program into a Pennco Tech program. Otherwise, the best option could be for you to start fresh from the beginning of your chosen program. Every student’s situation is unique, and outcomes may vary.
If you qualify for advanced standing, you won’t be eligible for loan forgiveness unless there are justifying circumstances. If you’ll be starting fresh in a program, our advisors will determine whether any of your loans are forgivable. In either scenario, our dedicated Financial Aid staff works with each transfer student to help them find loans they qualify for and plan the best way to pay for trade school.
Pennco Tech believes it’s vital for students to understand their rights when their previous institution closes. This includes the right to transfer credits to another school and request the following:
For veteran students, there are a host of resources available to determine any additional rights when transferring to a new trade school, including the GI Bill®* Comparison Tool. This calculates housing allowances, tuition, fees, graduation and loan default rates, and more.
*The GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA), which will not pay education benefits at an unapproved institution. Only the USDVA can provide assistance or address questions related to GI Bill® eligibility or payment. Learn more at gibill.va.gov.
To get started with Pennco Tech’s express transfer process and one of our trade school programs, contact us today. Call us directly at one of our campuses or fill out the form below to be contacted by a member of our admissions team.
We want you to know that you have rights when your school closes.
Veteran students are encouraged to visit the GI Bill® Web site at www.gibill.va.gov to access the GI Bill® Comparison Tool, an easy-to-use online tool that provides information to calculate benefits and research approved programs, tuition/fees, housing allowance, graduation and loan default rates.
The US Department of Veterans Affairs (USDVA) administers the GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)., and makes all determinations related to Veteran education benefit eligibility and payments as well as information regarding different chapters of benefits that are offered by the VA. The USDVA also regulates entitlements paid to Veterans and performs all calculations. All questions regarding eligibility and payment of GI Bill® benefits must be directed to the USDVA at 1-888-GIBILL1.
“GI Bill®” is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). **BRISTOL STUDENTS ONLY: Participation in the Yellow Ribbon Program for the 2020-2021 academic year will not be reflected on the VA website until mid-June.
USDVA will not pay GI Bill® education benefits at an unapproved institution Only the USDVA can provide assistance or address questions related to GI Bill® eligibility or payment Visit the USDVA’s GI Bill® website at www.gibill.va.gov to access education benefit information